Day-Lewis masterful in complex ‘Lincoln’
President depicted as both noble idealist, pragmatic politician
By: Aaron Brand - Texarkana Gazette
• Daniel Day-Lewis, center rear, as Abraham Lincoln, is shown in a scene from the film “Lincoln.”
• Daniel Day-Lewis, center, as President Abraham Lincoln, looks across a battlefield in the aftermath of a siege in this scene from director Steven Spielberg’s drama “Lincoln.”
Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln” becomes a masterful, moving portrait of a U.S. president precisely because it relishes in the complexities of both life and how great things are achieved.
In “Lincoln,” which just opened to wider release Friday, director ...
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